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Egadi Islands (Aegadian Islands)

SHI Ruixiang1LIU Chuang1
1 Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research,Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing 100101,China


Published:Feb. 2021

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Key Words:

Egadi Islands,Aegadian Islands,Italy,Europe,data encyclopedia


Egadi Islands, also called Aegadian Islands, are 5.96 km separated from the Sicily Island in its east, and located in the southeastern of the Tyrrhenian Sea, a bay of the Mediterranean. The Egadi Islands are in the Sicilian Region of Italy. The geolocation of the Egadi Islands are between 37°54′14″N and 38°01′15″N, 12°01′41″E and 12°25′36″E. The Egadi Islands include Favignana Island, Marettimo Island, Levanzo Island and some small islands. Among these islands, the Favignana Island is the biggest one with an area of 20.19 km². The total area of the Egadi Islands is 38.57 km² based on Albers projection, and the total coastline is 83.38 km based on Lambert projection. The dataset is archived in .kmz and .shp data formats, and consists of 17 data files with data size of 731 KB (compressed to 2 data files with 474 KB).

Foundation Item:

Chinese Academy of Sciences (XDA19090110)

Data Citation:

SHI Ruixiang, LIU Chuang. Egadi Islands (Aegadian Islands)[J/DB/OL]. Digital Journal of Global Change Data Repository, 2021.


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Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 EgadiIslands.kmz 179.41KB
2 EgadiIslandsshp.rar 294.93KB